It wasn’t entirely clear whether the wastebasket Billings teacher Shelly Stanton clutched was a receptacle or a shield as she fielded a barrage of crumpled paper hurled by fellow educators during her conference session on Wednesday.
The state Office of Public Instruction wants to create rules that would govern future public pre-kindergarten programs, should the state legislature allocate funding for early-childhood education, the agency announced Thursday.
Parents of developmentally disabled Montanans probably left a recent legislative forum with more questions than answers.
No child in Montana should go hungry.
If I asked you to multiply 12 x 50, would you grab a paper and pencil?
PRYOR — On a recent weekday, Plenty Coups High School freshman Dani Buffalo sat at his laptop working on an algebra problem in his Integrated Math I class.
Alarmed that United States has fallen behind other nations in student achievement, some American business leaders convinced state leaders to take action. The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers led the development of new standards, spelling out what …
High-schoolers on the state Student Advisory Board met for their spring retreat in Billings on Friday and quickly got to work on solving all the world’s problems.
The Montana Land Board unanimously approved the 7,160-acre expansion of Signal Peak's coal mine on Tuesday, a move adding nine years to the mine's life.
HELENA — Students won’t be sharpening number two pencils to take the state standardized test this spring.
More high school students in Billings — and from across Montana — took Advanced Placement classes in 2013 than ever before.
HELENA — Montana’s high school dropout rate has declined for the third time in four years and the statewide graduation rate is up to 84.4 percent, thanks in part to the Graduation Matters Montana program, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau said Tuesday.
More and more Billings high school students are making it to graduation.
Morning recess was over at Highland Elementary School and Dean Lapke directed his class of fifth-graders back to their desks. It was time for math.
HELENA — This week seniors at most high schools in Montana can apply to college for free.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau encourages a class of seniors to apply for college. This week, 18 Montana colleges and universities are waiving their application fees for seniors at most Montana high schools.
HELENA — Montana public schools, moving to new standards for English and math, won’t have to test students on the old standards while doing a dry run on the new testing next spring, the state’s top school official said Tuesday.
If just 5 percent of the 1,085 Montana boys who dropped out of school in 2012 had stayed to graduate, our state would already benefited financially from reduced crime and graduates earning higher wages than dropouts.
The School District 2 board will meet Monday to discuss its recent vote to place a $122 million bond on November’s ballot.
Billings Public Schools trustees are poised to take a strong stand against bullying.